The pomegranate grows like a low bush or as a small tree. Its branches are angled and with thorns. The leaves, which are firm and pointed at the tips, are placed on short stems. The flowers are red and with little flakes. The fruit is the size of an apple with many seeds with red or dark red color. It can be found in nature, but also in gardens as a cultivated herb. The calico that grows is called wild pomegranate in nature.
Her fruit is tiny and sour. The fruit of the grown pomegranate is significantly larger and with a sweet sweet taste.
The soft tissue of the fetus contains water (85 percent), carbohydrates, organic acids, potassium salts, magnesium, iron, vitamins C, PP, B1, B6, provitamin A, fructose, citric and malic acid. As a medicine, the bark of the tree and the shell of the fruit of the pomegranate are used.
Pomegranate is highly regarded as a good medicine against diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Pomegranate juice stimulates appetite, regulates the work of the digestive tract, it is a diuretic and acts against pain. The flowers of the pomegranate have an antiseptic effect. The fruits have a strongly pronounced effect on the urination, and the acidic pomegranates are effective in fighting stone in the kidney of phosphate or carbonic nature (for the release of the stone, the pomegranate juice should not be used). Also, patients with gastric ulcer and gastritis should not use acidic varieties of pomegranate.
Pomegranate juice and tea from the shell are used in gastric problems, enterocolitis, and cough and angina.
Tea from the shell is also used as a tool against worms. Blended with other herbs is used to treat many diseases.
Note: Pomegranate bark is poisonous. It should be used only under the supervision of a doctor. There is a lot of poisoning with pomegranates because of ignorance, and most children suffer.